Buddy ‘Aces’ Israel (Piven), a Vegas magician with Mob connections, has decided to turn informant. While awaiting safe transportation in a glitzy hotel, a gaggle of assassins descend upon him, intent on collecting the price on his head.
Full respect to Carnahan for making the tired crime genre feel fresh, but it would have been more fun without a last-minute attempt to make it mean something.
Reviewed by Olly Richards
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